Kate Baines (born 18 July 1978) is an actress, born in Doncaster, England.
She has appeared in the popular long-running British soap opera's Hollyoaks (as Beth Morgan #2), Coronation Street and Emmerdale (as Joanne). Kate has also appeared in dramas including At Home with the Braithwaites, Peak Practice and City Central.
Kate trained at Bretton Hall College and gained a BA (Hons) in Performing Arts (1996–1999).
She has also appeared in many stage plays and regularly performs for the Hull Truck Theatre Company in John Godber plays such as Perfect Pitch, Up'n'Under and Wrestling Mad.
Kate is also a seasoned pantomime performer. She appeared in Peter Pan at the Grimsby Auditorium between during the 2006/2007 pantomime season.